SA Music Scene Blog Submission Tips

With so much music being released and social media channels throttling your organic reach as well the fact that I would like to give back more of my time to the South African music community, here are some of my top tips for getting your track featured on SA Music Scene!

Continue reading SA Music Scene Blog Submission Tips

SA Music Scene is BACK with vengeance

A few months ago I was typing up a post announcing my resignation from SA Music Scene, a few unexpected events occurred from then till now and here I am celebrating while I say… “SA Music Scene is BACK with vengeance!”

South Africa’s blog for building artists and giving them the platform to build themselves, this was the passion project I convinced the founder Jaco Brill to include me in, in July/August 2011. Continue reading SA Music Scene is BACK with vengeance

H O N E Y M O A N, the greatest band to come out of SA in years!

I have no idea who they are, I don’t have a press release for the release, I didn’t get the tracks seeded… Facebook’s algorithm for once didn’t fuck great music because I somehow found it through a friend how shared this Soundcloud link.

Continue reading H O N E Y M O A N, the greatest band to come out of SA in years!

Spotify South Africa is here!

We’ve been hearing the rumours and we can finally confirm, they’re true… In mere hours after receiving the Spotify iStore download my life has been changed. The hype is real, it’s not a fad and it may just change the way you consume music for good!

Continue reading Spotify South Africa is here!

WIN: Tea in the Tree – A Whimsical Tale

Tea In The Tree, the perfect weekend plans no matter what your music preference is…

A group of techno and trance organizers are putting together a one-day festival that’s probably the most groundbreaking and supportive event for live artists, especially singer-songwriters. Tea In The Tree, is not only a beautiful event that pays attention to detail but also promises to be the next go-to event for Cape Tonians. Continue reading WIN: Tea in the Tree – A Whimsical Tale

WIN: Bazique Festival 2018

Bazique… And now for something different, what an exciting and bold statement made by a new kid on the block, but are they really new kids when collaborating with Sexy Groovy Love, Pop Bottles, Wolfkop Weekender, Diskotekah, Cape Town Electronic Music Festival and their overseas friends; The Secret Garden Party (UK)? Continue reading WIN: Bazique Festival 2018

Chance The Rapper – South Africa 2018

#CastleLiteUnlocks boundary-breaking hip-hop artist, Chance The Rapper! One of the biggest hip-hop bookings South Africa has seen to date, he began to gain recognition following the release of his second mixtape, Acid Rap.

Continue reading Chance The Rapper – South Africa 2018

NEW: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘Wrong Creatures’

Kicking off the year with some good old fucking rock n roll, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s new album, Wrong Creatures is here! Although the album hasn’t seen much love from the critics, in our eyes the band can’t do anything wrong.

Continue reading NEW: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘Wrong Creatures’

Jack White releases fist single off ‘Boarding House Reach’

Jack White has officially announced his next solo album. It’s called Boarding House Reach and it will be out via Third Man and Columbia. The LP does not currently have a release date. Along with the announcement, White has shared two new songs from the record: “Connected by Love” and “Respect Commander.”

Continue reading Jack White releases fist single off ‘Boarding House Reach’

Remembering Jimi Hendrix’s Most Memorable Performances

Jimi Hendrix’s contribution to rock and roll music will forever be unmatched. Inducted in 1992, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame notes that Hendrix could be regarded a talent unlike any other, stating that he is “the most gifted instrumentalist of all time, a self-taught electric guitarist whose fluid, immersive style was perfectly suited to embrace—and then revolutionize—the late 60’s psychedelic rock movement.” With a musical career that spanned just four years, we can only begin to imagine how Hendrix could have continued to define and change rock and music. As we commemorate his recently celebrated 75th birthday, we look back at three of Hendrix’s most powerful and electrifying live performances on stage. Continue reading Remembering Jimi Hendrix’s Most Memorable Performances